Elery Lay

A portrait of Dr. Elery Lay. Dr. Lay worked as an educator, government official, and as an author of both historical fiction and non-fiction. He served as Kingsport’s Vice-Mayor and was on the Board of Mayor and Alderman for a total of 12 years.

Photographer: McNeer, Thomas Jr.

Date Taken: 1950


ID#: 765-50


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